Accounts Administrator

Job Reference: 887114


£19,000 - £23,000 per annum

Mackenzie King is working to recruit an Accounts Administrator for one of our long term clients in Colchester, Essex. This role of Accounts Administrator is to offer vital support to the Estates Department, liaising with department heads and other stake holders. The Accounts Administrator will need to have a high attention to detail as well as good written and verbal communication skills. This role is full time working 37.5 hours per week, starting as a temporary assignment and then going onto be permanent position after probation has been completed. This Accounts administrator role combines elements of both accounting and administration and is suited to someone who is used to using their initiative to complete a variety of tasks to support the department.

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Checking permit request forms/invoices for correctness and against database.
  • Updating parking database as required.
  • Processing of online payments.
  • Working with Purchase Ledger department for payment of invoices.
  • Checking that the Car Fleet department hold the relevant documentation for private vehicle users.
  • Arranging authorisation from the relevant line management and Estates Manager.
  • Generally dealing with permit issues with branches, for example lost permits, barred access to car parks etc.
  • Processing of payments and standing orders relating to rent, service charge and business rates demands.
  • Checking accuracy of demands against database and council records.
  • General admin to include logging payments and saving confirmations to property folders.
  • Making appointments.
  • Liaising with contractors and suppliers.
  • Liaising with landlords and tenants.
  • Updating records.
  •  General administration and record keeping.

Qualifications and experience

  • Good attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
  • Excellent administrative skills.
  • Polite and helpful telephone manner.
  • Resilient personality able to work to tight deadlines and under pressure.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word.
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Ben Dotesio-Eyers

"This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to join a large, successful business in a diverse role that celebrates their attention to detail and diligence."

Ben Dotesio-Eyers

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